Who are they that are bound and what is the prison in Isaiah 61:1?


Isaiah 61:1 - 11

ESV - 1 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound. 2 To proclaim the year of the Lord 's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn.

Clarify Share Report Asked September 15 2022 Mini Bob Cline

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Great question, Bob Cline!
“If you have trusted Christ as your Savior, (you are living today in a spiritual ‘Year of Jubilee.’) You have been set free from bondage.” --Warren Wiersbe

Yes, YOU are the one who was bound, bound by sin and Satan. YOU have been set free from your BONDAGE TO SIN AND YOUR BONDAGE TO SATAN!

“He [Christ] comes the prisoners to release,
In Satan’s bondage held;
The gates of brass before Him burst,
The iron fetters yield.” --Philip Doddridge

September 18 2022 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Img 5726 Leslie Coutinho
Isaiah 61:1: The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord had anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound. 

The acceptable year of the Lord’s coming came to pass as revealed unto Simeon waiting for the consolation (comfort) of Israel, and the widow Anna who departed not from the temple and served God with fasting and prayers night and day, looking for the redemption of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:25,38) Every child of God who is captive needs redemption, for the Spirit of the Lord leads us to liberty if we are willing to discern in the right spirit. For the Lord has sympathy for every child, pulling them out of fire and leading us in the right discernment to change our spiritual garments of understanding that we are pulled out from. (Jude 1:23)

The bible scriptures tell us that we had, and we have many today in prison who were and are bound and heartbroken today. Lord Jesus came into this world to save people from their sins and called out to His Father to forgive us, for at times we do not know what we do. (Luke 23:34) At the pool of Bethesda the man who had an infirmity for thirty-eight years, being healed and delivered, Lord Jesus finds him in the temple carrying his bed along with him. He was told to rise and take up his bed and walk; he should have gone home to wash and clean himself to come into the temple to testify and give praise to God the Father. Lord Jesus finds him and says to him, “Sin no more.”

Today many are bound in prison, led by Satan and his fallen angels leading men in carrying out ungodly deeds with hard speeches, walking after their lust, and their mouths speaking great swelling words, having “men’s person in admiration.” For they will and are the mockers in the last days of time, who walk after their own ungodly lust, leading themselves to cause divisions having not the right Spirit. (Jude 1:16-20)

Jude 1:21-23: Keep yourself in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And of some have compassion, making a difference: And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by flesh.

April 11 2024 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Daniel Veler
Isaiah 61 is a mission statement for Christ to fulfill. These are the things the Father sent His Son to do. Listen to Christ’s own words:

Luke 4: 17: And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, 19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. 20 And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. 21 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

Peter writes about the Spirits that were in prison in the following scriptures:
1 Peter 3:18: For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: 19 By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; 20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah.

This explanation is only in part because I did not discuss the three groups that appear before the Great White Throne Judgment. The three groups are Death, Hell and the Sea. Once you have an understanding of these three groups then you will come to understand a great mystery and the righteous in God’s judgment.

April 13 2024 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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